Michael Klubertanz

Michael Klubertanz

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Music Composer

Mauer, Germany

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September 2012
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About Michael

Specializing in acoustic and orchestral music, Michael Klubertanz is a composer with a great stylistic versatility which enables him to find just the right tone for each project he devotes himself to. His strong conceptual approach is sure to deliver practical solutions for all possible tasks, thus making him a reliable and trusted creative partner. Classically trained, the german musician is working professionally as composer, conductor, arranger and pianist in a great variety of genres, perfoming opera, symphonic music and chamber music as well as works from the rock, pop and jazz genres. The swedish sample instrument company Precisionsound relies on his demos regularly. He is currently teaching at the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 consecutively his trailer scores for the features "Madness", "Redtail", "S 4 Superman" and "Unavailable" were awarded at the International Film Scoring Competition of "The Indie Gathering" Film Festival in the US. Having always been fascinated with film, it was only natural for him to express himself sonically in this medium. The ever-increasing number of scores he produces, documents his range of formats,from small, animated shorts, to feature length films.

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  • Fire of Darkness

    Fire of Darkness (2016)
    Film (Drama and Fantasy) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Last Spring

    Last Spring (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer The film is a touching portrait of two people trying to connect during a tumultuous period in history. It explores the psychology of attraction, the confusing dance of courtship and the rules of social convention. The film will bring to life the complexities of the period and evoke the hopeful, yet restrained spirit of the time in a visually arresting way. "Last Spring" is ultimately a film about hope and perception. It is told from the perspective of Sarah, who is struggling with her own insecurities, learning to take chances and pursuing her desires. The film will also be an extremely rich visual reference to the time period and transport the viewer back to the New York City of the 1940's.

  • The Gravedigger's Son

    The Gravedigger's Son (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Composer A short gothic horror about a poverty-stricken gravedigger who strives to provide for his only son. One day when the boy's shoes wither into disrepair, the gravedigger must resort to grave robbery, which results in a haunting consequence.

  • As Life Shifts

    As Life Shifts (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Composer "As Life Shifts" is intended to focus on ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness, paralysis and, ultimately, respiratory failure. There is no cure for ALS, and it is a terminal disease. ALS has touched many of our lives very personally and intimately. Our personal attachment to ALS has created a commitment to mobilize people towards finding a cure and ultimately defeating ALS. We believe our most effective way to participate in bringing awareness is by delivering an impact artistic message in the form of this short film.

  • Kurzeme Fortress

    Kurzeme Fortress (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama, Romance and War) Composer His last words haunt her as Millia reads her husbands final diary entries. This young soldiers heart cries out for his wife and newborn son as the darkness of war breaks his innocence. A man forced against his will to fight for a cause he hates only hopes he can get back home again. Not every prayer is answered with yes and not every true love story has a happy ending. Written by Kelly Hetherington

  • The Legacy

    The Legacy (2016)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Composer A young family's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when their seven year old son receives an uninvited gift that exposes a horrifying family secret. Written by Eva Archarya

  • Dying Candle

    Dying Candle (2016)
    Film (Drama and Family) Music department Kshemi, 24, is living with her sick mother and young brother Tikpe, 9, in countryside Nepal, running a small liquor shop.Her two younger sisters are already married and one youngest sister is living with her uncle to avoid their living cost. Written by Naresh Kumar KC

  • Funny Bone

    Funny Bone (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Composer A young boy at a birthday party discovers the clown he admires stealing from the house.

  • The Craft: Based on the Life & Work of H.P. Lovecraft

    The Craft: Based on the Life & Work of H.P. Lovecraft (2015)
    Film (Short, Horror and Romance) Composer Set in 19th Century Arkham, Boston the film follows Sonia, wife of the infamous painter Richard Pickman. After a morbid display at the Newberry Street Art Club, Richard disappears from the public eye. Left with nothing but reminiscence of his work and inspiration, Sonia must seek out her husband from the shadows and bring him back to reality. A biopic fan fiction based on the stories and romantic history of H.P. Lovecraft and his wife Sonia Greene. Written by Ilan Waldman & Aaron Alter

  • Calamity

    Calamity (2015)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Composer A mother takes her daughter and new husband to visit her father with dementia, but she suspects something is amiss upon meeting his young caretaker.

  • Sid's New Glasses

    Sid's New Glasses (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Sidney Shavelson feels quite comfortable living in his mind and not wanting to see most things. But with his eyesight failing he is forced to get new eye glasses and his universe is turned upside down.

  • Dhago

    Dhago (2015)
    Film (Short and Horror) Composer Add a Plot »

  • The Burglar with the Yellow Hand

    The Burglar with the Yellow Hand (2014)
    Film (Animation, Short, Action, Fantasy and 1 More) Composer This darkly humorous stop motion short symbolically conveys a statement against the commercialization of art through the dramatic battle between a burglar and a stolen painting. The film is silent and stylistically informed by early 20th century German Expressionism. Written by Anonymous

  • Clean Restart

    Clean Restart (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Composer A robot vacuum cleaner has fantasies about the life depicted in infomercials and decides to escape from his owner's filthy house. A short comedy about the battle between our dreams and our purpose.

  • Stranded Eyeland

    Stranded Eyeland (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Composer When a woman finds herself stranded on an island, her memories bring her comfort and clarity.

  • Christine at the Crossroads

    Christine at the Crossroads (2014)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Composer What would you do if you suddenly realized you had been living a lie your whole life. Christine falls in love with a co-worker, re-igniting feelings she had repressed in order to live as others wanted her to live. Now, she must decide if her happiness is worth someone elses sorrow.

  • The Runner

    The Runner (2014)
    Film (Short) Composer Add a Plot »

  • The Man with the Many Umbrellas

    The Man with the Many Umbrellas (2014)
    Film (Short and Family) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Niner

    Niner (2014)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Composer An offbeat detective must choose between pursuing a murder investigation or saving his reputation in a court case where he is being framed for a crime he didn't commit.

  • Star Trek Secret Voyage: Rise of the Gongdea

    Star Trek Secret Voyage: Rise of the Gongdea (2014)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Composer In this sequel to "Whose Birth These Triumphs Are", Captain Calvin L. Mercer and his crew continue their secret mission to negotiate trading rights for a rare substance known as "quantalithium" and find themselves trapped in a deadly conflict between two races on a planet beyond the edge of known space called Altuon. As the landing party faces betrayal and challenges, their only hope for survival may be the mysterious T'vas. Star Trek Secret Voyage is a fan produced webseries chronicling "The Final Classic Adventure of the 23rd Century." Join this new crew as they continue a covert mission that bridges the gaps within Star Trek History.

  • Hiding Places

    Hiding Places (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and War) Composer WW2 France. As the gestapo mercilessly eradicates the French resistance, a young orphaned boy seeks shelter from a woman who claims to be part of their underground network. But all is not what it seems, and time is running out for both of them. Written by Anonymous

  • Move

    Move (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Nik and Jacquie are moving in together. They've loaded just about all of Nik's relatively few possessions into the hire van downstairs and only have the wardrobe to go. As they're manoeuvring it out of the room the wardrobe becomes wedged in the doorway. It won't budge. They try everything but it looks like they're trapped. Jacquie argues that the only way out is to smash it, but Nik doesn't want to. The longer they spend trapped in the room, the more they're forced to deal with the underlying issues in their relationship. As time ticks by, they become increasingly tired, hungry and frustrated and the wardrobe comes to stand for more than just a piece of furniture. Written by Anonymous

  • Mr. Stowlicker

    Mr. Stowlicker (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Composer Mr. Stowlicker's life of pragmatic predictability begins to unravel with the unexplained arrival of simple plastic balls - an echo from his past - short circuiting his meticulously planned daily routine and forcing him to confront the event that caused his life to become stuck in a holding pattern. Written by Anonymous

  • The 4th Wall

    The 4th Wall (2013)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Composer The Fourth Wall is set in the future when colonization of outer space is in its infancy. An oppressive regime rules supreme but a riddle hidden in early Greek theater surfaces which could be planet earth's savior or slayer.

  • Snip Snip

    Snip Snip (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Composer Sexually deviant Noah, a domestic dog, is caught one too many times bonking around the neighbourhood by his owner and best friend Dave. Their bromance is pushed to the edge when the only option left on the cards for Noah, is the infamous snip. Written by Matthew Neary

  • Star Trek Secret Voyage: Whose Birth These Triumphs Are

    Star Trek Secret Voyage: Whose Birth These Triumphs Are (2012)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Composer Secret Voyage takes place after the completion of the U.S.S. Enterprise's 5 year mission under legendary Captain James T. Kirk and before the events portrayed in "Star Trek: The Motion Picture". The story begins with Captain Calvin Mercer being called into the office of Admiral Hernadez office and asked to take on a secret mission before he finds out what it is. Bored with his ground assignments Mercer accepts. The mission that he chose to accept involves taking the refurbished Enterprise to the edge of known space and brokering a treaty with an alien race that has developed a new fuel that promises to revolutionize space travel. What seems like a straight forward mission involving first contact with a strange new world and new civilization quickly turns into something much more complicated with sinister overtones and hints of betrayal from within Star Fleet, or...someone else. Written by omniimage@iname.com

  • Divided

    Divided (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Birth Mother gives up her daughter for adoption. Adopted daughter traces her mother, with the help of her adoptive parents. Amanda faces the difficult decision of answering the questions of her past, whilst grappling with feelings of rejection and abandonment. An emotional reunion in the final scene, after 19 years apart. Written by Anonymous

  • Postcards from Paris

    Postcards from Paris (2012)
    Documentary by Andrew Shemin Score Composer

  • Star Trek Secret Voyage

    Star Trek Secret Voyage (2012)
    Film (short) by Craig Sheeler Score Composer

  • Unavailable

    Unavailable (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Music department For Jules, life barely exists outside of work. For Lydia, life is her work. UNAVAILABLE is the story of two people trying to overcome their emotional fears and what it takes for them to break through their dysfunction.

  • Method Acting

    Method Acting (2011)
    Film (short) by Mitchell Reid Score Composer

  • S: A Superman Fan Film

    S: A Superman Fan Film (2011)
    Film (Short, Action, Adventure, Fantasy and 1 More) Music department With the intent of finally destroying Superman, Brainiac finds his way to Earth. However, he doesn't go about this task alone, as Lex Luthor finds his way into the mix. Now two of Superman's greatest villains are working together to take down the Man of Steel. Written by Anonymous

  • Madness

    Madness (2006)
    Film (Thriller) Music department Add a Plot »

Awards

  • The Indie Gathering Film Scoring Competition
    (2012)

  • The Indie Gathering Film Scoring Competition
    (2011)

  • The Indie Gathering Film Scoring Competition
    (2010)

Education

  • Würzburg University of Performing Arts
    (1988-1992)

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